Nelson's Local Paradise
Discover the natural beauty of the Marlborough Sounds and D'Urville Island at your own pace, cruising in this stunning paradise aboard the Galileo directly from Port Nelson. With its vast network of submerged mountain valleys, numerous islands and tranquil sheltered bays, bush-clad hills and almost 1500km of deep-water coastline for you to explore, the Marlborough Sounds are truely a cruising paradise and there is no better way to experience these landscapes than from onboard the Galileo.
Incredile Multi-Day Trips
Galileo Charters offer multi-day trips to take in the wildlife and rich history of the Marlborough Sounds. We can explore Queen Charlotte Sound, Kenepuru Sound, Pelorus Sound, and more, and can drop off and pick up from the famous Queen Charlotte walk with the option to aspend the night onboard the Galileo. Experience more by kayaking or paddleoarding in the Marlorough Sounds, dive for the iconic green lip mussel, or fish for blue cod for dinner.
Pricing: Starting from $4000/day/night for up to 8 people (includes fully-catered meals and linen).